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Rock the Block returns with food, entertainment, chess tournament

Submitted 06-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Over 70 local nonprofits will be available to attendees of Rock the Block while they check out the food, entertainment and chess tournament.


Nourish Organic Market continues to expand offerings

Submitted 06-07-2012 under NEWS

After nearly a year in business, Nourish Organic Market continues to grow in its food offerings to Grand Rapidians, like their bulk food section, expanded freezer space and a display kitchen.


Southeast Area Farmers Market to open this weekend

Submitted 06-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

Southeast Area Farmers' Market is Fridays June 15 at GR Ford School, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. and at Garfield Park on Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Accepts EBT, Bridge Cards, WIC and Double Up Food Bucks.


Volunteers needed at Fulton Street Farmers Market

Submitted 06-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

Fulton Street Farmers Market is looking for volunteers on June 12th and June 15th.


YMCA Farmers Market brings education, access to community

Submitted 06-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

Thursdays from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m., the downtown YMCA parking lot transforms into a bustling marketplace with Michigan-grown produce, homemade goods, cooking demonstrations and kids' activities.


In Season - June 2, 2012

Submitted 06-02-2012 under NONPROFITS

Find out what is in season for the week of June 2! New to the market are strawberries, sugar peas, snap peas and tunnel grown squash and zucchini!


Nonprofit organizations set up food booths for Festival of the Arts

Submitted 05-31-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Walk the streets of Grand Rapids in style, with a massive turkey leg protruding from one hand and a grilled shrimp skewer clutched in the other.


Food trucks I'd love to see in Grand Rapids

Submitted 05-30-2012 under OPINION

In hopes of a "yes" vote on June 12 from our Grand Rapids City Commission for food trucks in our city, I came up with some suggestions of carts and trucks I'd love to see in our city.


In Season: October 21, 2017

Submitted 05-29-2012 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produced products available at your local farmers markets.


Catalyst Radio: 43rd annual Festival of the Arts takes over downtown June 1, 2, 3

Submitted 05-25-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Festival of the Arts offers entertainment, performance, food, kids activies and more in downtown Grand Rapids June 1, 2, 3